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A 47-year-old British man living in France has been arrested and could soon be charged with killing his two children, aged five and 10.
The UK astronaut Tim Peake says he is thrilled to have been given the opportunity to go to the International Space Station (ISS).
The Chelsea Flower Show celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.
George Alagiah reports on how Ethiopia has overcome adversity and is now showing some of the fastest growth rates in the world.
New Zealand's Daniel Vettori could play in the second Test against England after Bruce Martin is ruled out with injury.
Tom Hiddleston is to play the title role in a new version of Shakespearean tragedy Coriolanus at London's Donmar Warehouse.
The daughter of a murdered pensioner, who died two months after he was stabbed, describes seeing her father just moments after he was attacked.
Strengthening biosecurity at UK borders and a plant health risk register would help protect the nation's trees from pests and diseases, a report concludes.
Star Trek: Into Darkness tops the US box office chart on its debut weekend but fails to reach its $100m estimate.
Police say a father was killed and a grandfather and grandson, five, are in a critical and serious condition in hospital after a plane crash at Caernarfon Airport.
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Former Wales rugby international Matthew J Watkins is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in his pelvis.
Rolf Harris receives several standing ovations as he performs his first live show since his arrest over sexual assault claims.
There is an unidentified problem with stress, depression and suicidal thoughts on university campuses, warns a survey from the National Union of Students.
The Nigerian military says that Boko Haram militants in the north-east of the country are "in disarray" as a result of its offensive against them, however it has not produced any evidence.
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